Early Season Schedule Not Cutting Struggling Cubs Any Breaks

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The Cubs aren’t playing well.  Nobody is going to say anything different.  It’s actually pretty obvious.  And there is no question that is the single biggest contributing factor to their slow start, sitting just one game above .500 through 49 games.  Some key offensive contributors haven’t produced like they’re capable. Continue reading Early Season Schedule Not Cutting Struggling Cubs Any Breaks

NLDS Game 3 Challenge: Madison Bumgarner

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After winning a 1-0 pitchers duel in game one, and seeing the pitchers win game two by knocking in three runs for a 5-2 victory, the Chicago Cubs head to San Francisco with a 2-0 National League Divisional Series lead for a challenge. Many people said that the San Francisco Continue reading NLDS Game 3 Challenge: Madison Bumgarner

Ivy’s Roundup — The Big Unfriendly Giants

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In case you missed it, Anno wrote a blog about the Cubs losing and he also posed the following scenario/question: Pretend you knew nothing about the first 42 games and you see the Cubs are 29-13 with a 5.5 game lead in the Central, would you still be worried? It’s Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup — The Big Unfriendly Giants

2016 Division Preview: 2nd Place Pittsburgh Pirates

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  Is there a team who has gotten jobbed harder than the Pittsburgh Pirates?  Seriously?  Last year, they had the 2nd best record in MLB…and their reward for such a masterful season was one game against the team with the 3rd best record in MLB and the hottest pitcher in Continue reading 2016 Division Preview: 2nd Place Pittsburgh Pirates

Ahem…About that World Series

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So while the Cubs were upstaging the main event, there was a very exciting Game Seven going on in Kansas City.  Anno thought the Royals would win.  I said the Giants would win, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it went the distance. We got to see a couple of Continue reading Ahem…About that World Series